honker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n honker common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    • n honker informal terms for the nose
    • n honker a driver who causes his car's horn to make a loud honking sound "the honker was fined for disturbing the peace"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n honker That which honks, as a goose; specifically, the common wild goose of America, the Canada goose, Bernicla canadensis. See cut under Bernicla.
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Usage

In literature:

But the chauffeur honked his honker.
"The Water Goats and Other Troubles" by Ellis Parker Butler
Even Honker the Goose is not safe from him.
"The Burgess Bird Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
Quacker had spent the summer in the Far North with Honker the Goose.
"Old Granny Fox" by Thornton W. Burgess
Who can read or measure the power of the Honker-song?
"Two Little Savages" by Ernest Thompson Seton
This acquaintance with Honker and Peter's everlasting curiosity have resulted in many strange stories.
"Mother West Wind "Where" Stories" by Thornton W. Burgess
Many flocks of honkers were mixed with them, as well as some of the other darker varieties.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne
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In news:

The Honkers sport a 27-8 record and will most likely be a force to be reckoned with in Division 4.
Part of the reason The Honkers are flying past most of the competition is the play of outside hitter Megan Hughes.
As teachers and students have their own sets of goals to accomplish for the coming school year, our campus, as a whole, hopes to accomplish the goal of reigniting our Honker pride and spirit.
Some of Goose Island's classic beer styles tend toward the English ale side (their Honker's Ale is an excellent stateside rendition of a British Bitter), and the India Pale Ale is no exception.
Cornet Bay, located in Deception Pass State Park east of Highway 20, is also home to a large number of the honkers.
I am a very casual horn honker.
Horn honkers explain their behavior.
Honkers, Falcons look to start 1-0.
Nov 15, 2012 — The Westwood High School volleyball team hosted the Tulelake Honkers in the first round of playoffs Tuesday, Nov 6.
The Lady Jacks ended up routing the Honkers in three straight sets and advancing to the second round.
The Brainerd Lunkers split a doubleheader against the Rochester Honkers, losing Game One 5-2 and winning Game Two 6-3 in Northwoods League North Division play Monday night at Mills Field.
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